(Manchester, N.H., Feb. 21) — Today’s uncertain economic conditions underscore the need for growing companies to have sound corporate strategies and financial plans.
York IE, a vertically integrated strategic growth and investment firm for technology companies, has launched a Corporate Strategy and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) practice to help businesses navigate the pressure and complexity of rapid scaling. The firm also hired Jim Mannering, director of FP&A, as the practice lead for the new Advisory as a Service offering.
“There are so many elements that go into building a great SaaS company,” said Kyle York, CEO, York IE. “Even the most experienced operators need guidance to help navigate the finer points of company growth: financial modeling, KPI reviews, organizational structure, planning for fundraising and so on.”
FP&A Advisory as a Service
York IE relies on its proprietary data and automation technology, plus its deep operational expertise, to provide Advisory as a Service to technology companies. The firm works as an extension of its clients’ operating teams to help them bring their products to market, accelerate growth and build memorable brands.
The Corporate Strategy and FP&A practice helps companies address complexities in financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and modeling. It also supports strategic planning for organizational expansion, fundraising, bookkeeping and overall growth.
“We immediately felt the impact of York IE,” said Josh Rombach, CFO, Stay Ai. “With their FP&A expertise, they set the foundation for our business strategy and ensured we had a financial model that drove continued success for our company.”
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York IE’s additional Advisory as a Service offerings help companies in the following areas:
- Product Strategy and Development
- Brand Strategy and Marketing Communications
- Go-to-Market Strategy and Revenue Operations
Businesses looking to Fuel their strategic growth through hands-on, tech-enabled services can connect with York IE at york.ie/services-request.
Meet Jim Mannering
Mannering, a 2015 graduate of Harvard University, brings deep expertise in implementing and scaling financial operations for emerging businesses. He will work alongside Janelle Gorman, CFO, to help build sound financial foundations for York IE’s Advisory as a Service clients and portfolio companies.
“Jim’s experience makes him a great complement to Janelle in building a sound financial foundation for our clients — and for York IE as well,” York said.
Mannering will also be responsible for:
- assisting companies with forecasting, scenario modeling, performance analytics, metrics and investor presentations;
- creating and maintaining relevant and reliable models, projections and other collateral;
- supporting strategic initiatives such as process improvement and system implementation; and
- producing templates and playbooks for York IE’s advisory library.
Mannering was recently CFO and board member at Rodeo CPG, which provides retail sales, supply chain and operations support for emerging brands in the world of consumer packaged goods. He briefly ran Lamson Consulting, a practice that provided financial, managerial and operational advisory services for growing businesses.
Mannering also spent time in the management consulting practice at KPMG, providing project management and FP&A services related to enterprise-level software implementation projects.
ABOUT YORK IE
York IE® is a vertically integrated strategic growth and investment firm for technology companies. The company supports ambitious entrepreneurs, operators and investors on their quest to build startups, innovate at scale and disrupt markets. York IE leverages its proprietary data and automation technology and deep operational expertise to provide advisory as a service and to selectively invest in early-stage B2B SaaS. Fuel® Your Strategic Growth at York IE.